Posted: February 11th, 2015 | Author: Miya Keji | Filed under: CRIME!, Crimes Against Children, Crimes Against Women, News | Tags: Crime Against Women | Comments Off on UPDATED! Child Bride, 12, Miscarried After ‘Marrying’ 27-year-old Man
A 12-year-old girl married in an Islamic ceremony to a 27-year-old man in New South Wales miscarried after becoming pregnant, court documents have revealed. A police statement of facts was tendered to the NSW District Court during the sentence hearing of the 27-year-old man.
The man has pleaded guilty to a charge of the persistent sexual abuse of a child after he told police he married the girl in an Islamic ceremony in the Hunter Valley last year. The man, who can not be named, faces a maximum 25-year sentence for the offence
UPDATE! In the NSW District Court Judge Deborah Sweeney gave the man, who cannot be named, a maximum sentence of 10 years with a non-parole period of seven and a half years. He will be eligible for parole in August 2021. He faced a possible 25-year sentence for the offence :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: January 16th, 2014 | Author: Jeune Cessez-Nuire | Filed under: CRIME!, Crimes Against Children | Tags: Crime News, Crimes Against Children, Jeune Cessez-Nuire, Run Fatboy Run, Sex Offender | Comments Off on Three Australians Arrested in Webcam Child Sex Ring
Three Australians were part of a webcam ring which allowed paedophiles to pay to watch children as young as six being sexually abused in the Philippines. The crime ring has been dismantled after an international joint investigation undertaken by the UK’s National Crime Agency, the Australian Federal Police and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 31st, 2013 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: CRIME!, Crimes Against Children, Education | Tags: Child Sexual Abuse, Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, Italian Paedophile, Paedophile, Pietro Lamberti, Social Worker | Comments Off on Italian Court Overturns Paedophile Conviction Because Child was “IN LOVE”
Italy’s highest court has overturned the conviction of a 60-year-old man for having sex with an 11-year-old girl, because the verdict failed to take into account their “amorous relationship”. Pietro Lamberti, a social services worker in Catanzaro in southern Italy, was convicted in February 2011 and sentenced to five years in prison for sexual acts with a minor :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 17th, 2013 | Author: Rebekah Raeburn-Gould | Filed under: CRIME!, Crimes Against Children, News | Tags: Crime, Crimes Against Children, Jennifer Weatherstone, Kings Cross | Comments Off on Kings Cross Brothel Owner Jennifer Weatherstone Given Light Sentence Over Child Prostitution
A Sydney brothel owner who prostituted a 14-year-old girl has been given a suspended jail sentence and a good behaviour bond. Jennifer Weatherstone, 50, was convicted of two counts of causing a child to participate in child prostitution in 2011.
The court heard the teenager, known as “Charlie”, went to police on her first night working at the brothel after she was asked to have unprotected sex with a 75-year-old man. She said she’d run away from home and claimed Weatherstone had offered her a job without asking her age.
Weatherstone, who owns the Sparkling Chandeliers brothel in Sydney’s notorious Kings Cross, disputed the girls claims, telling the court she thought the girl looked least 19, that she’d found a Facebook page which listed the girls age as 24 and that the girl had first presented herself drunk.
Some would argue that in handing down a suspended sentence, the Judge issued an overtly light punishment for such a heinous crime, the maximum sentence for child prostitution is 14 years in prison :: Read the full article »»»»